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Jet Boat by CB90 Commander   Posted: 6 days ago
[Score: 4/10] 12"/500g Jet Boat Capable of 5mph and a runtime of 15mins Single Propellor (2 Blade S Type 20mm) Direct Drive to a 20mm (2 Blade S Type) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 1Amp/h Batteries - Comments: Modified from standard 360 motor to a brushless 20mm motor this was my first brushless conversion back in 2013.

Command Boat 90 by CB90 Commander   Posted: 26 days ago
The Real Boat has jet drives, but unfortunately the little 20mm ones on the NDQ boat would not move a 52in version shown, there are larger jet dives for models available from Germany but it would cost a lot more than my budget would allow. I did try to make some but they were unsuccessful. I have seen them fitted to other smaller CB90's but the crash stop looks pathetic. and jet dives are not very efficient. I would love to take a trip on a real one! I've just found a plastic kit version by Tiger Here's a YouTube link to an unboxing:-

Command Boat 90 by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
I tried one of these but couldn't get it to reverse the boat. Possibly not got the correct set up for the jet nozzle. It pushed a 30 inch fiber glass fast patrol boat very well, might try to sort outlet to give better control. You've raised my interest again thanks, Colin.

Command Boat 90 by BigAlio Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi I like the boat would be interesting with jet drive. they are available quite cheap for the nqd jet boat from £9.01on ebay item no. 282721477302 comes with cheap brushed motor can be converted to brushless to make things interesting hope this gives you food for thought for maybe future build. thinking of building a deans marine PBR cannedheat and fitting it with a couple of these jet drives.

Command Boat 90 by CB90 Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
Scratch built at 12th scale from pictures and profiles of the internet. The boat was originally built in Sweden a class of fast military assault craft originally developed for the Swedish Navy by Dockstavarvet Speed: 40 knots (74 km/h) Draught: 0.8 m (2 ft 7 in) Length: 15.9 m (52 ft) Overall; 14.9 (48') Complement: 3 (two officers and one engineer); Up to 21 amphibious troops with full equipment Armament: 3 × Browning M2HB machine guns; 1 × Mk 19 grenade launcher; 4 naval mines or 6 depth charges . The Model I was attracted to this boat due to its great performance and maneuverability, this was mainly due to the use of twin water jets as the main propulsion, this is a trade off with efficiency. So my start point was to collect as much information as possible about the boat this involved collecting pictures and profiles of the craft from various sources. Eventually I found some plans of sort :- My Dad was a boat builder in the days of wooden yachts, and had showed me how to make plans and frames from a line drawing. I went about this first by creating a prototype about 24 in long out of light ply. I then created full size plans of the model to be made. Pictures of small prototype finally painted plain green. The Main model Used my computer to print out the frames onto paper, cut them out and used them as templates for the ply ribs. The construction was simple chine style, with 1.5 mm ply. I tried to build jet drives but failed to produce a effective unit. So reverted to propshafts which worked out well with better control and the boat can spin on it own axis by putting one engine in reverse the other in forward and adjusting the twin rudders. That it for now, hope it was of some interest

Pt boat by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
I guess it could be sealed up. The opening to the jet drives is small. You can't get your hands in! The opening which is under the 50 cal.on her stern. is meant more for working on the jet drives! To grease if you will! You could maybe spray some kind of sealer! But why have to fix a brand new boat! I was told I had gotten a leaky boat. As for her sitting low. It's just the design of the thing! As the jet drive pump water. the boat digs into the water! Don't get me wrong it's a great looking boat! I sent mine back, the wife wants me to get another one!

Pt boat by BOATSHED Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
When you say leaks from the jet drive, is it not seal able yourself. I know you shouldn't need to being a new boat but is it just a bad seal that can be rectified with sealant ? I like the look of the boat it rides the water well at speed. But it does seem to sit very low in the water at slow speeds.

Pt boat by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 months ago
Very detailed boat, But they tend to leak from the Jet Drive! I had one had to send it back, Pity great looking boat! Do a bathtub test before you decide to keep it....

Denatured Alcohol by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 months ago
I wish someone would do Jetex again I loved them. Specially on little flat plate jet boats I used to make with balsa sheet. Real skimmers they were .👍 Yes Doug I remember them and a bigger posher version that sat in the hearth or in the actual fireplace with a sack stuffed up the flue to stop heat losses up the chimney. A bowl fire I think they were called and I don't think they were pumped up

Finally it's completed by Rod Commander   Posted: 7 months ago
Six months ago I drew up the plans for my Jet Sprint boat and at last it is completed and ready for its first test run Very happy with results so far so hope it performs well on the water Have leak and ballast tested it and all good so here's hoping for a successful first run up the river Has been a real challenge at times but well worth it and a lot of satisfaction and fun making it I have named it "Rapid Hoppa " so I hope you all like it Will post a video of its on the water performance as soon as I can

Red Cat hydroplane by SimpleSailor Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 7 months ago
Hi. It is a scale model of a sponsord jet turbine powered hydroplane. I think this livery was from 2009. They can be seen racing on Youtube .As for the burning out motors that is sorted. Nothing to do with my cooling system but the unit I had from Hobby King seems to have a number of complaints about them burning out. So replaced it with a different model. HK have been very good and replaced all 3 failures. I will keep the latest replacement for another boat.

Seabreacher by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi Steve Plenty of suggestions being made. I use waterjets and you should be aware of the max revs quoted by the manufacturer. You exceed this figure at your own risk. I agree with the previous comments regarding brushless delivering far more power if powered by Lipo. Ballast is a crucial part of the equation and the Sea Breacher has a large volume of air in its hull which makes it very buoyant. Like a sub perhaps some form of ballast tank that can be vented may be worth considering. You really need to speak with someone who is into submersibles as they have the experience and knowledge of how best to proceed. The Model Boat Convention is on next weekend and they sometimes have submariner modellers in attendance. Good luck Dave

Seabreacher by Captain-Steve Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi I have a 36 inch model of a seabreacher dolphin boat powered by a 50mm waterjet and a 800 brushed motor on an 11.5v lipo.I have not got it onto the water yet and just wondered if anybody with a jetboat could say if this setup is powerfull enough

Jet Sprint Boat by Inkoust Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
Hello from the center of Europe, I hold my fingers. I have been following the construction of the hull from the beginning and it really did. Great work, I'm looking forward to a video on how this fast car will go. Just keep going.👍👍👍😉

Jet Sprint Boat by Midlife306 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 9 months ago
Next week will do Rod😇 Cheers Wayne